Pediatrics

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

Reluctance or refusal to get jabbed against COVID-19 infection (vaccine hesitancy), may be linked to traumatic events in childhood, such as neglect, domestic violence or substance misuse in the family home, suggests research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Childhood vaccination: The benefits spread beyond children

An Australian and Canadian study has found while childhood COVID vaccination leads to high relative reductions in child disease and mortality, it is more beneficial to adults, particularly the unvaccinated.

Pediatrics

How to help kids return to the classroom

The COVID-19 pandemic not only kept kids home from school, but many skipped annual visits to their pediatricians as well. Orders for childhood vaccines dropped by 14% in 2020-2021 compared to 2019, and orders for the measles ...

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